shorthand, especially the ancient Greek and Roman handwriting used for rapid stenography and writing.
shorthand, esp as used in ancient Rome or Greece
noun, Surveying. 1. any of several instruments for rapidly determining distances, directions, and differences of elevation. noun 1. another name for tacheometer
noun, Physics. 1. a hypothetical particle that travels faster than the speed of light. noun 1. (physics) a hypothetical elementary particle capable of travelling faster than the velocity of light tachyon (tāk’ē-ŏn’) A hypothetical subatomic particle that travels faster than the speed of light. Although the principles of relativity forbid the acceleration of a particle […]
tachyphagia tach·y·pha·gia (tāk’ə-fā’jə, -jē-ə) n. Rapid eating; bolting of food.
[tak-uh-fi-lak-sis] /ˌtæk ə fɪˈlæk sɪs/ noun 1. Medicine/Medical. immediate, temporary immunization against the effects of injection of a toxic extract owing to previous small injections of the same extract. 2. a decreased response to a medicine given over a period of time so that larger doses are required to produce the same response. tachyphylaxis /ˌtækɪfɪˈlæksɪs/ […]